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Liber Landavensis Old Covers.

Oak covers, formerly covered with a thin layer of silver-plate, of which only two small pieces remain. The lower cover is the only remaining part of the pre-1696 binding, and is probably original; cut into it is a sunken panel 283 x 187 mm., with ...

Copy order to Carmarthenshire militia,

A true copy, [?1767], by F. Williams of an order, dated 10 September 1767, to the chief constables of the commote of Carnawllon [Carnwyllion], for the county militia of Carmarthenshire to assemble on 7 October 1767, the original having been signed...

Williams, F., of Carnwyllion.

Letter and card to Tom Ellis

A letter, 2 October 1990, from the poet R. S. Thomas to Tom Ellis, former MP for Wrexham, regarding a controversial speech by Thomas on the movement of non-Welsh speaking immigrants into the Welsh language heartland (f. 95, Welsh). Also included i...

Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000

Dannie Abse: Down the M4

Autograph draft, [1972], of Dannie Abse's poem 'Down the M4', containing autograph revisions, deletions and variant readings (f. 74).Also included is a typescript fair copy of his poem 'Talking to Blake', with a manuscript...

Abse, Dannie.

Jehu family tree : sixth draft

Xerox copy, 1980, of the sixth draft of a pedigree chart of the Jehu family, originally of Llangynyw and Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire (ff. 1-5).A few manuscript emendations and additions, [1980], are also included (f. 6).

Derrick-Jehu, Leo, 1919-1994

The Jehu Story : addenda

A memorandum, March 1979, containing additions and corrections to 'The Jehu Story', compiled by the donor (see NLW MS 17447xxxixE).

Derrick-Jehu, Leo, 1919-1994.

R. S. Thomas letters

Three letters, 1963, 1966, 1970 (ff. 157-159), from R. S. Thomas to the author and book collector Eric Quayle, thanking him for a donation for the village school at Eglwysfach, Cardiganshire (f. 157), and for several gifts of books.Three photograp...

Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000

Personal papers

Envelope containing routine correspondence and papers of Clifford Dyment relating to pensions, National Insurance and Social Security, 1948-1971; together with his school report at Loughborough, Spring Term, 1929; and papers, 1978, of Dyment'...

R. S. Thomas letter

Letter, 13 January 1977, from R. S. Thomas, Aberdaron, to a Mr Morgan [of ?Leicester], apparently replying to questions about the influences on his poetry and the social and linguistic make-up of his previous and current parishes.

Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000

The Jehu Story

Xerox copies, [?1977], of a summary compiled by the donor, July-September 1976, of the history of the Jehu family of Melin-y-ddol, Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire (ff. i, 1-29), and an accompanying family tree, October 1976 (f. 30).

Derrick-Jehu, Leo, 1919-1994.

R. S. Thomas poems,

Eight typescript poems, [1970]-[1972], by R. S. Thomas, published in Poetry Wales, 6.1 (Summer 1970), 37-38, and ibid. 7.4 (Spring 1972), 9-14.The poems are 'Vocation', [1970], 'Alma Mater', 'Dimensions', 'No...

Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000

Jehu family tree : fourth draft

A typescript carbon copy, dated 18 May 1972, of an abbreviated version of the fourth draft of a history of the Jehu family, originally of Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire (ff. i, 1-13), along with a photocopy of a manuscript family tree, dated...

Derrick-Jehu, Leo, 1919-1994.

Kyffin Williams letter,

A letter, 26 May 1970, from Kyffin Williams, [London], to Meic Stephens, [Literature Director of the Welsh Arts Council], attempting to secure financial support to publish his book on his 1968-1969 visit to Patagonia.The book remained unpublished,...

Williams, Kyffin, 1918-2006

Jehu family tree : third draft

Xerox copy, [1969], of the third draft of a pedigree of the Jehu family, originally of Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire, from the sixteenth century to the twentieth, compiled by the donor, October 1968-March 1969.

Derrick-Jehu, Leo, 1919-1994.

David Jones letter,

A letter, 26 October 1969, from the artist and poet David Jones, Harrow, to Ann Sidgwick of the Ganymed Press, London, giving permission to transfer the reproduction rights in Ganymed Press's facsimile of Jones's watercolour 'The Ch...

Jones, David, 1895-1974

[A mountainous view near Rhyd Ddu XI]

Eleventh in a series of slides showing the progression of a painting refered to as "A mountainous view near Rhyd Ddu." The sequence of images showing how KW starts a painting by sketching a scene and them completing it in oils.

[A mountainous view near Rhyd Ddu XIII]

Thirteenth in a series of slides showing the progression of a painting refered to as "A mountainous view near Rhyd Ddu." The sequence of images showing how KW starts a painting by sketching a scene and them completing it in oils.

Self P.

Head and shoulders portrait of Kyffin Williams as a young man.

David Jones letter,

An autograph letter, 27 May 1961, from the artist and poet David Jones, Harrow on the Hill, to Geoffrey Robinson, general editor at publishers Barrie & Rockliff, thanking him for the page proofs for his foreword (on pp. vii-ix) to R. W. Barber...

Jones, David, 1895-1974

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